HOUSTON - Reed Smith is pleased to present its 2018 global Energy & Commodities Conference in Houston today. This fourth annual event is designed exclusively for, and with the input of, clients and other representatives of the energy sector.

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“Our Energy & Commodities Conference is developed with the participation of the industry, specifically to address the changing landscape, and the opportunities and challenges ahead,” said Houston-based partner Craig Enochs, who serves as co-vice chair of Reed Smith’s global Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group and co-chair of the conference.

Industry guest panelists at the 2018 event include legal representatives from Bank of America, Chevron, Exterran, McDermott International, Noble Energy, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), RBN Energy, Shell, and Swytch.

Delivering this year’s keynote speech is Frank J. Macchiarola, vice president of Downstream and Industry Operations at the American Petroleum Institute (API).

“Our Energy & Commodities conference is uniquely geared to what is on our clients’ minds,” said Houston partner and conference co-chair Paul Turner. “By bringing together the experience of our industry guest speakers with the knowledge of key partners across our global platform, we provide a concise, comprehensive, single-day educational program that reflects their concerns and goals in an ever-changing world.”